Arts & More

Dance
7:14 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

GVSU New Music Ensemble, Wellspring To Collaborate In 'Orbit'

Credit Wellspring/Corri Terry & Dancers

Last November, Wellspring/Cori Terry & Dancers premiered their collaboration Old World New with the Red Sea Pedestrians. Now the dance troupe is performing live with Grand Valley State University's New Music Ensemble this weekend in their new program Orbit.

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Theatre
5:21 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Bad Harry Potter Fan Fiction And True Love Collide In 'Badfic Love'

Nick Petrelli as Harry Potter in 'Badfic Love'
Credit Queer Theatre Kalamazoo

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story called opening night at Queer Theatre Kalamazoo the "world premiere." The show at QTK was, in fact, the first working production of Badfic Love, not the world premiere.

Have you ever read a good book, but wished the author had done something differently? Maybe you would have changed the ending or developed a character a little more. That’s what fan fiction writers do—they recreate a story the way they see it in their minds.

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Arts & More
11:13 am
Thu November 6, 2014

WMU Veterans Tell Their Stories

Detail of the DAV Memorial in downtown Kalamazoo
Credit WMUK

On Veterans’ Day 2014, several students, faculty, and staff will share stories about their military service. It’s the first of a planned series of annual events called “Stories from the Barracks to the Front”.

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Film
6:10 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Interstellar: A Thoughtful Sci-Fi Thriller With Heart

For many filmgoers, Christopher Nolan has become one of those filmmakers whose movies are certifiable events. Nolan is the man who gave us the Dark Knight trilogy, as well as the devilishly tricky mystery Memento and the spectacular mind game Inception

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Culture & Holidays
5:58 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Diwali Event Brings Hindus, Indians Of Kalamazoo Together

Credit India Association of Kalamazoo

Last year, President Obama and the First Lady danced with Indian children in recognition of the Hindu holiday Diwali. The holiday is often called the Festival of Lights. Hindus decorate their homes with strings of lights and light oil lamps at ceremonies. 

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